Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / Norfolk Island Norfolk Island: 360 Degrees of Wonder Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Pacific Islands / Norfolk Island Norfolk Island: 360 Degrees of Wonder story by: Inspire Magazine When you’re looking for a destination only a hop, skip and jump away...where you can escape the day to day chaos of life, yet still enjoy a good flat white or pinot gris – consider Norfolk Island. If you need somewhere to fly and flop after the Christmas craziness, leave the hustle and bustle behind and immerse yourself in a unique blend of old world charm and modern luxury, Enjoy this petite 5km slice of paradise, with Air New Zealand flying to Norfolk Island via Brisbane. Now if you’re wondering what on earth you’d do to entertain yourself in such a small wee place for a week, fear not. A quick jaunt around the island will reveal there are simply gorgeous beaches to laze upon, a winery that serves up a decadent tasting platter complete with edible flowers, a chocolatier, a coffee plantation, nature walks, horse-riding, fishing, snorkelling, museums, cyclorama and historic sites. You’ll never go hungry in Norfolk and this is where it's coming of age. In Norfolk Island, it’s not about food miles – it’s food metres. Sustainable living with produce being grown locally is all the rage on this island. Stay for a week with the direct flights from Auckland or fly via Australia mid week for shorter or longer stays. Keep an eye on Norfolk Island though, this destination has got charisma. There’s nowhere else in the world quite like her…and there’s way more to it than you think! It’s just a matter of time before everyone else finds out. WHEN TO GO With a sub-tropical climate that’s tempered by the surrounding sea, it’s never blazingly hot and rarely cold enough to demand more than a light sweater. Anytime is ideal to travel, with temperatures ranging 24-28°C in summer and 19°C in winter GETTING THERE Air New Zealand fly to Norfolk Island via Brisbane. Fly Norfolk Island Airlines fly from Brisbane. To find out more call 0800 838 747, visit houseoftravel.co.nz or come instore! Click here for all Inspire South Pacific articles Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist Actively Relaxing on a South Pacific Cruise Read more Add or remove from Wishlist Which Pacific Island should I visit? Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.